Idrissa Akuna Elba OBE is an English actor, writer, producer, musician, DJ, rapper, and singer. He is known for roles including Stringer Bell in the HBO series The Wire, DCI John Luther in the BBC One series Luther, and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
News reaching us reveals that he has been tested for the deadly coronavirus. According to the actor himself, he has tested positive for the virus despite not having the symptoms of the coronavirus which is spreading like wildfire.
According to the actor, he feels okay and currently has no symptoms, but has been isolated since he found out that he may have been exposed to coronavirus.
This morning I tested positive for COVID-19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing. No panic.
He also added in a video that came with the tweet that he tested positive to the virus after being exposed to someone else who had a confirmed case of COVID-19.
He also urged followers to think about social distancing and washing their hands, adding they should be vigilant to mitigate the spread of the virus.